Celeste... no es un color

According to Wikipedia, Bianchi bicycles are traditionally painted in the highly recognizable "Celeste", (Pronounced che-les-te) a turquoise colour also known as "Bianchi GREEN." There are two opposing legends concerning the origin of this colour - some say it is the colour of the Milan sky, others say it was the colour of the eyes of the former Queen of Italy, for whom Edoardo Bianchi once made a bicycle.

I’d always dreamed to own a Bianchi of ”Celeste.”

The pictures shows a folding bicycle which I bought yesterday for my family’s town riding. See http://jp.youtube.com/watch?v=DAhXTCtrVck to know how it is folded.
That’s an OEM of BD-1 (a famous holding bike brand) to Bianchi, manufactured at
Taiwan. No matter where the bike was made, I have been loving the turquoise color.

Celeste isn’t just a color but something special which attracts cyclists and make them enthusiastic.


Sake Bar

This restaurant is one of the bests in Tokyo through all my experience.
All Sake (i.e., rice wine) are being served by wine glasses or small bottles. Those are not well-known among most Japanese, but collected from small local wineries of Nagano, Tochigi, Hiroshima, …, mostly western Japan. I enjoyed a chat with the owner, Mr. Ohno. He recommended several glasses including sparkling sake. That's a treat!

Sorry I’d like to make the name hidden, since it is my precious!
Instead, let me leave the phone number 03-3253-0044 and the map for hints.

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